Taxon  Report   7284 
Salix melanopsis  Nutt.
Dusky willow

Salix melanopsis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Salix melanopsis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Salix melanopsis, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix melanopsis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Salix
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Salix bolanderiana
PLANTS: Salix sessilifolia var. vancouverensis
PLANTS: Salix parksiana
PLANTS: Salix melanopsis var. tenerrima
PLANTS: Salix melanopsis var. kronkheittii
PLANTS: Salix melanopsis var. gracilipes
PLANTS: Salix melanopsis var. bolanderiana
PLANTS: Salix longifolia var. tenerrima
PLANTS: Salix fluviatilis
PLANTS: Salix fluviatilis var. tenerrima
PLANTS: Salix exigua var. tenerrima
PLANTS: Salix exigua var. gracilipes
PLANTS: Salix exigua ssp. melanopsis
PLANTS: Salix tenerrima
 More information about  Salix melanopsis
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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